Member of Armenian weightlifting team, silver medalist of the Olympic Games Simon Martirosyan became world champion.
Armenpress reports that Martirosyan scored 190kg, then 195kg and the third position, when Martirosyan lifted 197, which, by the way, was the world record, the referees did not count on the approach in the 109kg World Championship in Turkmenistan. In this form, Martirosyan won a small silver medal.
Martirosyan reached 230 kg (world record) and lifted it. Then, with a second approach, he set a second record of 240 kg. The Armenian weightlifter did not come to the third position.
Simon Martirosyan became the world champion at the age of 21st with a result of a double 435 kg.
Simon Martirosyan is the silver medalist of the 31st Summer Olympics in 2016. Europe’s 2017 champion In 2014, he became the winner of the Youth Olympic Games.